This week, Doug Ponder and I talk about culture, writing, reading and the so-called "culture wars." Doug gives us so much practical that you will want to listen and re-listen to make sure you get everything.
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Doug has written a ton of articles at the Intersect Project and you can read them all here.
Doug mentioned a ton of books:
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Dr. Ed Smither (Dean, College of Intercultural Studies at Columbia International University) and I sit down and talk about what leaders can learn from Augustine, who is considered one of the greatest thinkers in Western history. We talk about mentoring, worship, community and more.
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Amy Whitfield (director of marketing and communications at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary) and I talk about being obscure, working as a team and the important question of how men and women should work together as leaders.
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Amy is co-author of the book SBC FAQs, which you should definitely check out. She is also the co-host of the podcast SBC This Week.
Amy recommends reading the book "The Art of Loading Brush" by Wendall Berry(Affiliate Link) if you want to grow as a leader.
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In this episode, Pastor and author Jason Isaacs outlines how we can avoid becoming toxic leader. We talk about the role of comparison has in killing our joy as leaders, scandal, and how to deal with disappointment.
Things we mention: